Posted by Mike Billington 2812sc on November 15, 2021
The International Schiller Institute Conference on Nov. 13-14, titled, “All Moral Resources of Humanity Have To Be Called Up: Mankind Must Be the Immortal Species!” began, appropriately, with soprano Lisa Bryce performing Lied by Johannes Brahms, Von ewiger Liebe, “Of Eternal Love”. Never has there been a moment in history when the very existence of civilization has been so threatened, when the power of creativity and love, those qualities which distinguish man from beast, so demanded of the world citizenry, to assure that mankind survives to carry forth that unique species created as imago viva Dei.
Lyndon LaRouche, in a video clip from a speech in Germany given on July 2, 2011, which was shown at the conference, said the following: “What is there in us that is not in other living species known to us? That might, somehow, miraculously, pronounce a destiny for our human species which we grant to no other living species? The name for that specific quality, which we know in the human species, which does not exist in any other known living species? There’s a quality of creativity, which is absolutely unique to mankind. And if you’re not creative, and if you don’t understand creativity, you haven’t got a ticket to survival yet! Because creativity won’t save you, unless you use it. All you have to do is adopt a zero-growth policy, a zero-technological-growth policy: I can guarantee you, your extinction will come, delivery on time! I don’t know what the time is, but it’s soon, in terms of geological and galactic time